Friday, June 1, 2012




Welcome to My Cricut Craft Rooms June
's 100 Cricut Cartridge Blog Hop!

You should have started at Erica's Blog. if not, then go Here to start at the beginning.

If you love Cuttlebug, Erica has some awesome giveaways this month.

If you comment each day in June, one winner each day will win a cuttlebug die or embossing folder.
Those 30 winners will be entered to win the Cuttlebug machine!


Here is today's blog hop line up:

Lisa Carrier:  http://ourcraftingcorner.blogspot.com/  <--you are here!
Blog Candy:  http://ericasblogcandy.blogspot.com/  <---- go here next!


This first project was a challenge for me. It was make with the Every Day Pop Up Cards cartridge.  
Erica had sent me some items that I would not even consider using. One of the items was a sheet of acetate.  I had no clue what to do with that.  I found a cool project on You Tube. The person who made the card was named Loraine. I loved this idea and thought I would give it a try.  I decided to make this card into a birthday card for my baby sister, how is soon to be turning 44!

I took an A2 sized card, and made a cut 1 inch from the fold. Then cut 2 more 1 inch pieces inch from the piece that I cut off, then one piece that was slightly smaller that 1 inch.


The acetate was cut down to 5.5 inches X a little more than 4 inches but also a little less that 4.25 inches.



I used a dry adhesive that I got from Erica to adhere the acetate to the 1 inch flap on the front of the card.  After, that I used the cut piece that was a little less than 1 inch to the inside of the card, adhering it to the acetate. This hides the adhesive.



The other 2 1 inch strips are adhered to the other side (both front and back) of the acetate.


Other items Erica sent was some card stock with very bold colors and glitter paper.  So, all the paper used for this card came from Erica.  She even sent me the cupcake stickers!! So, it fit right in with this card.

The cupcake was made from Every Day Pop Up Cards cartridge, and found on page 61 of the booklet. I cut it at 3.5 inches, using the basic cut and then with shift, then layer 1 and layer with shift.   The sentiments came from CTMH.






My next project will be used for my Secret Project. It was made using papers that came from Erica!  (Isn't she great!!) and  the New Testament  cartridge. The cross can be found on page 41 of the booklet. Using the cross function key and then with the shift key, cut at 5 inches.  The sentiment came from ODBD. 


To win some blog candy, leave a comment on all the blogs in this weekends hop (there will be more tomorrow!) and then leave a comment at:  http://ericasblogcandy.blogspot.com/  

34 comments:

  1. love the card!! TFS Janet Royer MCCR DT

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  2. Great cards! I don't know that I am patient enough to make a card with acetate though.
    KathyJo
    Http://skrappindiva.blogspot.com
    My Cricut Craft Room Design Team
    Hobby Baby Craft Blog Design Team

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  3. Great cards!
    Miranda :)
    MCCR DT Sister
    www.nanasscrapspot.com

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  4. LOVE how you used the items that Erica sent! I got the accetate too, and have not come up with a good way to use it! Love your creativity!
    Thanks!
    Teresa K
    MCCR DT

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  5. I love working with acetate, there so many thing you can do with it, You have great projects for this hop.
    Love your work.

    And i am your new follower
    anna
    http://myglittercoatedpaperie.blogspot.com/

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  6. TFS and all the details!!!!
    MCCR DT Shelley

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  7. great projects thanks for sharing.
    -jamie
    babyblueangel_30@yahoo.com

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  8. Wow, I feel inspired to play with some acetate now. Both projects are wonderful! Happy to have hopped in to your blog and became a new follower!
    :O)
    Jessica S
    FB: Jessica Shelton
    Blog: http://jessicascraftshaque{blogspot}com

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  9. Lisa this acetate card is outstanding. I'm so glad you included instructions. I'll have to try this. Great projects as always. TFS

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  10. wonderful projects. I love the card with the acetate. Its a wonderful idea and I love the design. I am going to have to try this.
    I love the card you made for you secret project.
    Sarah
    craftingwithsarah.blogspot.com
    MCCR DT

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  11. Great Projects! You have got me wanting to do something with Acetate now! :0)

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  12. Great projects love them!
    God bless

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  13. I need to pull out my acetate sheets after seeing your card. Very nice!

    ~DT Sister Raquel

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  14. great projects, I love them both

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  15. great idea with the acetate :-) TFS and for being part of the hop.

    Shelley
    lostnwa98 at comcast.net

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  16. This is so awesome! I just love the see through panel. I would never think to do that! very creative.

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  17. Awesome - love the tutorial!

    missstamper (at) yahoo.com

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  18. love how you did the first card with the acetate thanks
    upnurse at aol dot com

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  19. Great projects Lisa, love what you did with the acetate.
    Kathy
    My Cricut Craft Room Design Team
    http://3spoileddogs.blogspot.com/

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  20. Lisa, love your projects. The card is very clever. Thank you for sharing!
    Would love to have you join in on the fun @ Pause Dream Enjoy Challenges (http://pausedreamenjoychallenges.blogspot.com) We have a new challenge every Friday.
    Blessings,
    Belinda
    http://TheEmBellishedCard.blogspot.com
    RecipeScrapper at sbcglobal dot net

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  21. Nice idea with the acetate. Like your cards very much!!

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  22. Gorgeous card- I love the clear cards and this is a much less expensive way of creating them.

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  23. Great cards--I like how you used the acetate.

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  24. Super Cute Cards!!!
    http://craftingwithcreativem.blogspot.com
    mrodriguez860@hotmail.com

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  25. Fun cards.
    DT Sis
    http://digipage-blog.everything-digital-scrapbooking.com

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  26. Fantastic cards, love what you did with the acetate I am going to try that!

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